Garden calendar

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Clark County

Tsugawa Nursery: 410 E. Scott Ave., Woodland. Events are free unless noted. Register: http://tsugawanursery.com or 360-225-8750.

• What to Do in the Garden?: 11 a.m. Oct. 6. Bring pictures and samples for the monthly seminar on general landscape and garden upkeep.

• Bonsai — Strange and Unique: 11 a.m. Oct. 20. Bonsai experts will be on hand to show interesting and unique bonsai, including indoor bonsai, and what to do to make them thrive.

•Topiary Workshop:11 a.m. Oct. 27. Bring your garden gloves and learn how to create and maintain spiral topiary. $70, includes supplies. Registration required.

Shorty's Garden and Home: 10006 Mill Plain Blvd. Events are free unless noted. Register: 360-892-7880 or http://shortysgardenandhome.com/?cid=998

• Fall Container Design: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 6. Join Geoffrey Meade for this hands-on design session. Refresh your containers and learn to build fall planters.

Rain Barrel Workshop: 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 6, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. Watershed stewards will help participants build a rain barrel. Fee: $35. Register: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/265524 or 360-397-6060, ext. 5712.

Backyard Composting Workshop: 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 29 at CASEE, Room 202, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie; and 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 13 at Columbia Springs, 12208 S.E. Evergreen Highway. Visit a demonstration site to learn about ways to make garden compost. Free; registration required. http://columbiasprings.org/mcr/workshops or 360-882-0936, ext. 224.

Lasagna Gardening: 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 11, location to be determined. Hands-on building of a garden using the lasagna method. Free. Registration required. http://www.columbiasprings.org/mcr/workshops or 360-882-0936 ext. 224.

Master Gardeners on the Road Tour: Sauvie Island Treasures: Vans depart at 8:30 a.m. Oct. 11 from Enterprise Rent a Car, 9319 N.E. Highway 99 and returns at 5:30 p.m. Stops include: Sauvie Island Organics & Sauvie Island Center; Bella Organic Farm; Cistus Nursery; and Means Nursery, Scappoose. $30. The tour will stop to eat sack lunches at Bella Organic Farm. Registration required by Oct. 9: http://ocrs.wsu.edu/Signup/?eventid=836.

VanRidge Garden Club: 10 a.m. Oct. 15 at Pleasant View Church of the Nazarene, 801 N.E. 194th St., Ridgefield. Program by Vancouver Rose Society on the care of roses. Followed by a potluck.

NatureScaping presents Gardening with Pets: 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, Garden Delights Farm, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Brush Prairie. Learn about pet-friendly plants and those to avoid. Fee: $15. Register: info@naturescaping.org.

Master Gardener Foundation: 7 p.m. Oct. 2 at CASEE, 11104 N.E. 149th St., Building B, Room 202, Brush Prairie. Jacqueline Freeman of Friendly Haven Rise Farm will talk about the history and qualities of heritage apples. Apple tasting included. Free. 360-397-6060, ext. 5706.

Camas-Washougal Community Garden Club: 1 p.m. the fourth Wednesday of each month, Camas Community Center, 1817 S.E. Seventh Ave., Camas. 360-210-8012.

Fort Vancouver Rose Society meeting: 7 to 9 p.m. first Thursday of the month, Clark County Genealogy Annex, 7165 Grand Blvd. Free. 360-696-1331.

Vancouveria Garden Club: 12:30 to 3 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, Covington House, 4201 Main St. 360-936-6515.

Vancouver Chrysanthemum Society: 2:30 p.m. third Mondays, Heritage Farm, 1919 N.E. 78th St. 360-896-7278.

Send information to homeandgarden@columbian.com.